Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Introducing Call Me Clover

Call Me Clover is the last of the 2018-2020 In Colors.  This shade is darker than Cucumber Crush or Gumball Green.

For this card, I utilized another vase that was created using this technique.


Once I had my vase, I started to build on my 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 piece of Very Vanilla.  Using the 2018-2020 In Color DSP Stack, I added a 5 x 1 piece of Grapefruit Grove, then a 3/4 x 3 1/2 piece of Call Me Clover, and a 1/2 x 2 piece of Blueberry Bushel DSP.


I stamped the flower base in Call Me Clover ink on a 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 piece of Very Vanilla.  Then I added a Grapefruit Grove poppy on top of it using the Grapefruit Grove marker.  Finally, I added my vase using mini dimensionals and a bow of Vanilla twine, held by a glue dot.


I finished it off with a Thanks stamped in Call Me Clover ink and called it a good day.

To purchase the supplies featured in this project, please visit my Online store or click the images below.  Please use hostess code 6UNDPMF7 when checking out.

In Color 2018-2020 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper (DSP) - 146963 - $11.00

Call Me Clover Ink Pad - 147139 - $7.50

In Color 2018-2020 Stampin' Write Markers - 147159 - $15.00

Varied Vases Photopolymer Bundle - 148381 - $39.50

Mini Dimensionals - 144108 - $4.00

Solid Vanilla Baker's Twine - 144224 - $3.00
Mini Glue Dots -103683 - $5.25



Sign up for Paper Pumpkin by the 10th of the month to try this great program over the summer.  Paper Pumpkin offers a kit in the mail to help your creative juices flow!  The cost is $19.95 per month plus tax and includes a kit of pre-cut pieces, instructions, ink spots, and adhesive.  The projects are usually cards but sometimes there are 3D or décor items.  As a subscriber with me, you get a project sheet with at least 3 alternative ideas and invitations to free Paper Pumpkin Parties where you can bring your kit to assemble with other stamping friends and make those alternative projects.  Make time for yourself and make room for your creativity to blossom with Paper Pumpkin!  Sign up HERE!




Finding so many things you want that you can't make up your mind?  There is a great path for you to take in this case - join Stampin' Up! as a demonstrator!  When you sign up for $99 plus tax, you can pick out $125 worth of merchandise to get yourself started or to supplement your existing supplies!  Sign up here or contact me today to see if this a good option for you.  I know it's been a life-changer for me!


Have a craftastic day,
Stacy

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Introducing Pineapple Punch

Grab your sunglasses crafting friends because Pineapple Punch is as bright as the sun outside!  This beautiful yellow is much brighter than Daffodil Delight and makes So Saffron almost look tan next to it.  The greatest thing about this color to me is that it's pops off the page and makes your images look joyous and happy.  It has definitely grown on me!

To make this card, you would use the Blueberry Bushel vases using the tutorial I posted on June 14th.  If you missed it, you can check it out below.


Add a 1 x 4 1/4 piece of 2018-2020 In Color DSP to the upper portion of a folded 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 Very Vanilla card.

Cut out a scalloped circle from a 3 x 3 piece of Pineapple Punch and circle from a 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 piece of Very Vanilla.  I used the 3rd largest scalloped circle and the 4th largest circle from the Layering Circles Framelits and my Big Shot.  Add the scallop to the card with adhesive and the circle with dimensionals.


Place the vase on the circle to determine where to put the stems.  Lift it and draw three short stems with the Call Me Clover marker  Add the vase using adhesive.  If it's adhered first, ink may get on the vase from the stems.

Stamp a tulip in the corners of the Pineapple Punch scrap left over from the Big Shot.  Punch out using the Vases Builder Punch.  Add two to the card using adhesive and one using a mini dimensional.

Add a small Linen Thread bow with a glue dot and stamp the entiment at the bottom using Blueberry Bushel.

I used the supplies below to make this project!  If you choose to purchase them via my Online store, please use hostess code 6UNDPMF7 upon checkout.

Blueberry Bushel Ink Pad - 147138 - $7.50

Pineapple Punch Ink Pad - 147141 - $7.50

Varied Vases Photopolymer Bundle - 148381 - $39.50

Stamparatus - 146276 - $49.00
Layering Circles Framelits - 141705 - $35.00

Big Shot - 143263 - $110.00

Standard Cutting Mats - 113475 - $11.00

Magnetic Platform - 130658 - $40.00

Mini Dimensionals - 144108 - $4.00

Pineapple Punch 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock - 146971 - $8.50
In Color 2018-2020 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Stack - 146963 - $11.00
Very Vanilla 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock - 101650 - $9.75
Linen Thread - 104199 - $5.00

Don't forget to give this card to someone when you are done.  It will brighten their heart instantly!  As much fun as it is to make these projects, the impact of receiving them in the mail is even greater!





Sign up for Paper Pumpkin by the 10th of the month to try this great program over the summer.  Paper Pumpkin offers a kit in the mail to help your creative juices flow!  The cost is $19.95 per month plus tax and includes a kit of pre-cut pieces, instructions, ink spots, and adhesive.  The projects are usually cards but sometimes there are 3D or décor items.  As a subscriber with me, you get a project sheet with at least 3 alternative ideas and invitations to free Paper Pumpkin Parties where you can bring your kit to assemble with other stamping friends and make those alternative projects.  Make time for yourself and make room for your creativity to blossom with Paper Pumpkin!  Sign up HERE!




Finding so many things you want that you can't make up your mind?  There is a great path for you to take in this case - join Stampin' Up! as a demonstrator!  When you sign up for $99 plus tax, you can pick out $125 worth of merchandise to get yourself started or to supplement your existing supplies!  Sign up here or contact me today to see if this a good option for you.  I know it's been a life-changer for me!



Have a craftastic day,


Stacy


Friday, June 15, 2018

June's Paper Pumpkin & Broadway Bound

On Thursday, my Broadway Star Paper Pumpkin kit arrived in my mailbox and everyone left me alone so I could make the initial projects.  One look at the kit, color combo, and stamps and I went out and bought the bundle and the DSP to coordinate with it.  To me, the stamp set in the Paper Pumpkin kit, combined with the catalog set, would fill my need for a great congrats and birthday set.

And the color combo?  Wow - Lemon-Lime Twist, Basic Black, and Lovely Lipstick is absolutely stunning!

Now there was a little mishap with the instructions with these cards and the marquee piece in the sample doesn't match what was in the kit.  Don't be afraid -- the piece in the kit is actually the one you want and makes lining up those pearls super easy!


Since the video won't be up until Tuesday, June 19th, on YouTube, I thought I'd offer up some step by step tips here.


To make the first card, you will add the Lovely Lipstick rectangle to the card about 1 1/4" from the right side.  Then stamp the diamonds in Lovely Lipstick on the white banner and attach it about 1/2 from the right side.  Remember to let the ink dry - red toned inks tend to take a tiny bit longer to be absorbed into the paper.  Add two balloons to the left, slightly overlapping.  Then wrap the twine around your hand and add to the card using the glue dots.  Stamp the saying of your choice on the white banner and trim to size.  Place on the solid black marquee so you know where to place your hooray sticker!  Add the sticker and then add the black marquee to the card using dimensionals.


Add your sequins if you like - I used mine to cover a few mis-stamped diamonds!


For the second card, tie off about 18" of ribbon the left side and make a bow.  I had to pull out the gold thread since it wasn't cooperating.  Then add the green banner to the card.  Add the Hooray to the marquee banner with the white dots and stamp the saying below it (or use the white banner pieces - either will work).  Layer on the card using dimensionals.  Add the cake and candle below it using dimensionals as well.


You can add the pearls directly to the white dots on the marquee board - I did all of mine so you could see what they looked like.  It will mail better if you leave them off.

I will post more samples using this kit and then with the Broadway Bound bundle when it arrives next week.  If you want to purchase the products below, visit my Online store and use hostess code 6UNDPMF7 at checkout!

https://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/product/148321/broadway-birthday-photopolymer-bundle?dbwsdemoid=80380
Broadway Birthday Photopolymer Bundle - 148321 - $41.25
Broadway Bound Specialty Designer Series Paper - 146277 - $14.00

I am so excited to make some additional samples with this kit this weekend.  And since today is my 15th wedding anniversary, I'm excited to share something with you that is both celebratory and happy and would work for anniversaries too!



Sign up for Paper Pumpkin by the 10th of the month to try this great program over the summer.  Paper Pumpkin offers a kit in the mail to help your creative juices flow!  The cost is $19.95 per month plus tax and includes a kit of pre-cut pieces, instructions, ink spots, and adhesive.  The projects are usually cards but sometimes there are 3D or décor items.  As a subscriber with me, you get a project sheet with at least 3 alternative ideas and invitations to free Paper Pumpkin Parties where you can bring your kit to assemble with other stamping friends and make those alternative projects.  Make time for yourself and make room for your creativity to blossom with Paper Pumpkin!  Sign up HERE!





Finding so many things you want that you can't make up your mind?  There is a great path for you to take in this case - join Stampin' Up! as a demonstrator!  When you sign up for $99 plus tax, you can pick out $125 worth of merchandise to get yourself started or to supplement your existing supplies!  Sign up here or contact me today to see if this a good option for you.  I know it's been a life-changer for me!


Have a craftastic day,


Stacy